What Are the Best OER Media Usage Practices?

Gutenberg Technology

Without images, any digital learning program would be dull and unengaging. To cater to their preferences, learning programs must adopt a similar feel and level of visual stimulation to the online content students are accustomed to.

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Trend Towards Open Educational Resources and Publishing OER

Gutenberg Technology

Colleges and universities all over the US are participating in programs that give their students access to open educational resources (OER) in the form of free or very low-cost course materials and tools. eLearning OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES online learning metadata courseware Publishing

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Trend Towards Open Educational Resources and Publishing

Gutenberg Technology

Colleges and universities all over the US are participating in programs that give their students access to open educational resources (OER) in the form of free or very low-cost course materials and tools.

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The Making of a Future-proof Online Learning Program for Colleges & Universities

Hurix Digital

Online education with the help of online learning program development, of late, has been gaining massive popularity and a robust following. Enrollment in fully online programs has been growing at a 4% annual rate in the US. Increase in the Number of Online Learning Programs. Many of the programs are embracing the digital age and incorporating recent forms of e-learning, like Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). . Align your program to specific learning goals.

Spotlight: Elite Sport Performance Course


LearnDash is being used to power elearning programs of all shapes and sizes. Today I am excited to share with you the story of LearnDash customer Neil Martin and his training program: Elite Sport Performance: Psychological Perspectives.

Instructional Design Experience Before Your First Job

Experiencing eLearning

For people with a masters degree or certificate, it’s less challenging, especially for those who built portfolios as part of their educational programs. Sites like OER Commons and e-learningforkids.org accept content, so you could create something and have it used by real people. One of the recurring questions I hear from those trying to start their instructional design careers is “How do you get experience in the field so you can get your first ID job?&#.

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Beyond Cost-Savings: Advantages of MOOCs for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Although the mere idea of using MOOCs requires a shift in how organizations think about their training programs, much of the infrastructure already exists: more than 70% of companies have a learning management system (LMS) in place, and as of 2011 77% of corporations were already using online learning in their training programs. Many MOOCs are built using open educational resources (OER) or a combination of OER and proprietary content.

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EDGEX 2012: About Disruptive Education

ID Reflections

At a time when organizations were investing in formal, top downtraining programs, a vestige of the Industrial Era and Taylorist ideas of productivityimprovement, Cross, Marcia Conner and a few others were busy advocatinginformal learning, workscaping, the power of social tools and the importance ofbuilding one’s personal learning network.

A Solution to the College Crisis

Jay Cross

These in-house programs would: Move the bulk of learning to the workplace. Make work-study programs the norm instead of the exception. Use OER, YouTube, and other online media to present mainstream content. Most enter through FNB’s in-house in-house learning program, FNB College.

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Best Practices in Online Curriculum Development for Higher Education

Hurix Digital

You can browse through Open Educational Resources (OER) which are freely available and can include activities, images, assignments or a full text book. 5 Best Practices in Collaborative Online Program Development.

What Makes a MOOC a MOOC?

ID Reflections

The OER movement was the trigger for the MOOCs then. Employees are rejecting them; L&D is desperately trying to prove the ROI of these programs while employees are finding their own means of acquiring the required skills and knowledge. MOOCs have taken the world of higher ed and corporate learning by the proverbial storm.

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Rapid Elearning and MOOCs: Keeping Up with Change

Your Training Edge

Subject matter experts (SMEs) build the training programs. Prior to 2004, designing elearning required extensive programming skills. Today, instructors and SMEs can use various tools and templates to create modules and courses without first having to learn Flash programming. How will you use these technologies in your training program? Technology is changing at an exponential rate.

Being there, Sao Paolo

Jay Cross

I expected to hear some of the usual griping about people not getting with the program. edtechpost.wikispaces.com/OER+Dynamic+Search+Engine. Carpe mañana. It’s 9:35 am. We are kicking off the 9:00 am session. The locals explain we’re not behind schedule. Rather, we’re on Brazilian time.

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Online Educa Berlin 2014 Conference Review #OEB14

eLearning 24-7

Able to talk into the computer and thus program and have it tie into the correct pronunciations. One of the sessions I was in, was a blogger session which included Stephen Downes, a foremost expert on OER (Open Educational Resources). Speaking. The Final Frontier of E-learning.

Informal learning hot list for February 2009

Jay Cross

OERs shining light, new textbook model, or harbinger of a new imperialism. We are programmed to be interrupted. Wouldn’t it be cool to let the wisdom of your crowd suggest things on the net that merit your attention? It beats threshing a barrage of chaff to locate the kernels of information you want. It’s a time-saver, time is money, and most of us could use more of it. Enter smart aggregation.

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195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

MOOCs , OER University, Stanford AI. Contributed to the UNESCO OER discussion list , February 16, 2009. Or, better yet, maybe we should offer a MOOC Masters – a two year program exploring the relevant and critical issues in educational technology. How does the program work?

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Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

11 Free Game Creation Software Programs (At least for 30 Days) - Kapp Notes , September 8, 2010 If you are thinking of creating an educational game but don’t want to invest a lot of money, you can try out these free software programs (or free for 30 days in some cases), some are 2D and some are 3D. Reusing eLearning material (OER) from other sources or not, asks UNESCO. concerning OER. Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 1, 2010 UNESCO-Commonwealth of Learning Policy Form on Open Educational Resources (OER): Taking OER beyond the OER Community – Policy and Capacity, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. link] January 3-4, 2013 New Presidents Program, sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Palm Harbor, Florida, USA. Clayton R.